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Direct Energy Buzz for September 2014

Hooray! The September 2014 edition of the Direct Energy Buzz has arrived, and it’s packed full of engaging energy news. We’ve got recaps on the Tesla deal, alternative energy generation (including methane!), and clean coal. You Switch We Pay Sweepstakes! Let’s kick off the Buzz with news about the newest and greatest promotion at Direct […]

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8 Ways to Lower the Electricity Bills in Your First Apartment

So, you’ve moved most of your stuff out of your parents’ place, and after all the hassle, drama, and unexpected expenses, you’re finally settling into your first, very own apartment. That means you’ll be paying your own electricity bills. AAAAAAA!!!!!!!! While there’s no need to panic, your energy habits do affect your monthly bill. While […]

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5 DIY Eco-friendly Products for Spring Cleaning

Spring is upon us, and for many of us, it brings the inevitable job of spring cleaning. This year, instead of heading to the store to buy environmentally unfriendly cleaning products, save that money and the earth by making your own cleaning products. Here are 5 DIY eco-friendly products to make for spring cleaning. 1) […]

Understanding the Differences between CFL & LED Light Bulbs

Understanding the Differences between CFL & LED Light Bulbs

Cutting costs and growing concerns of environmental responsibility are encouraging many to consider new ways to reduce energy consumption. Did you know that switching to energy efficient light bulbs is one of the fastest ways to lower the energy bill for your home? In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, replacing 15 incandescent […]